Lake Macquarie History

Roland Robinson Literary Award 1997

In 1997 the prize was awarded for short stories

photo: roland robinson cover art 1997

First Prize

Pam Jeffery - James Dean and Old Dreams

Second Prize

Lawrie St Hill - The Admiral's Revenge

Equal Third Prize

Kerrie Booth - Sweet Ginger

Carmel Hanlon - A Tale Best Untold

Linda Kerr - Blue Mondays


Deborah Lewis - Appearance

Violet Read - Sunday in the Cemetery

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